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Wikipedia blocks Overstock.com from editing

thefickler (1030556) writes | more than 6 years ago

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thefickler (1030556) writes "Known for having a media director that obsessively stalks critics, Overstock.com's IP address range has now been banned from editing on Wikipedia. Longtime Wikipedia staffer, David Gerard, posted this on the Administrators' Noticeboard Tuesday afternoon: "I've just blocked 65.116.112.0/21, which is an IP range (a) owned by Overstock.com (b) widely used by them for spamming, COI editing and attempted intimidation of administrators dealing with them. I strongly suggest against unblocking this range under any circumstances""

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Not surprising... (1)

creature124 (1148937) | more than 6 years ago | (#20502369)

I don't find this surprising in the least. Overstock.com have such bad customer service that it makes sense that they want to shut down any other criticism.
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